Study on the effect of Shahin-Dezh green Tuff on the mechanical characteristics of roller compact concrete

Document Type : Original Article


1 Assistant Professor, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran

2 Assistant professor, Razi University, Kermanshah, Iran

3 MSc, West Azerbaijan Regional Water Authority, Azerbaijan, Iran


Due to the growing popularity of concrete structure and increasing use of them, especially Roller compacted concrete, applying Pozzolan and replacing cement with Pozzolan is very important. Nowadays, the use of the additive for cement replacement is common in RCC mix design due to its technical advantages and economic benefits as there is large quantity of Pozzolan mineral resources in Iran. In this paper the impact of produced concrete has been fully considered as well as the effect of this Pozzolan on the compressive strength, tensile strength and permeability by using green Tuff obtained from available Pozzolan in western Azarbaijan. The due results prove that Shahin-Dezh green Tuff improves concretes quality.


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Volume 3, Issue 3 - Serial Number 8
December 2016
Pages 97-111
  • Receive Date: 27 July 2016
  • Revise Date: 04 November 2016
  • Accept Date: 25 November 2016
  • First Publish Date: 01 December 2016